Tag: survival

A Single Girl's COVID-19 Survival Guide

A Single Girl's COVID-19 Survival Guide
By Zondra Hughes We’re all strong, independent women but this apocalypse has caught us off guard! Here are a few tips to help singles survive the COVID-19 fallout. 1. Get HEALTH INSURANCE. Don’t ride out this pandemic without health insurance. If you’ve lost your job, visit the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace for options.... Read more »

Relana's Story: Evicted from My Childhood Home

Relana's Story: Evicted from My Childhood Home
Yesterday was a bittersweet day. That time last year, just two days shy of my birthday, I was lying cozy in my childhood home when I was awakened by multiple uninvited, loud, aggressive voices. It was the sheriffs coming to escort my dad and I out of the home he owned for 41 years. Our... Read more »

I Knew I was Strong When I Became a 15-Year-Old Mom

I Knew I was Strong When I Became a 15-Year-Old Mom
By Nicole Harding Thirty years ago, I became a 15-year-old mom. Even as I type this it seems unbelievable to me. Fifteen? Mom? Where would I get the strength to raise a baby and, well, finish raising myself? I made a mental pact in those first few days of motherhood:  I would be strong and... Read more »
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